Helen Klein Murillo  //  3/26/17  //  Topic Update

Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch shied away from revealing his views on President Trump and the Emoluments Clause (WaPo).

President Trump’s domestic emoluments violate the Constitution, as Ron Fein and Brianne Gorod describe in detail for U.S. News & World Report.

The Trump Organization is planning a hotel in Dallas with a real estate firm that has deep Turkish, Russian, and Kazakh roots, raising conflicts concerns (NYT).

New Yorker piece about the Trump Organization’s controversial deal in Azerbaijan contained “confused and potentially misleading” argumentsaccording to a critique by Matthew Stephenson at the The Global Anticorruption Blog.

At Notice & Comment, Andy Grewal considers whether retired Lt. General Michael Flynn’s speaking fees from Russian sources violated the Foreign Emoluments Clause.

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

A federal district judge in Maryland heard arguments in a case brought by several state attorneys general contending that President Trump's business interests violate the Emoluments Clause.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

Michael Flynn's work on behalf of the Turkish government figures into Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of the Trump campaign.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of October 23, 2017

10/31/17  //  Daily Update

The DOJ reversed its prior concession that the Foreign Emoluments Clause applies to the President. Oral arguments in the first Emoluments Clause challenge lingered on whether the issue is a nonjusticiable political question.